The third volume of Paul Kuttner's popular qtricky questionsq series makes science fun for those who shy away from it and challenges those who consider themselves science know-it-alls: Why is the saline content of the Dead sea higher than that of the Atlantic Ocean? What part of the human body can increase up to two hundred times its normal volume? How much of a smile can you expect to get from a smilodon? These and other intriguing scientific queries make up the 402 questions in Science's Trickiest Questions--the follow-up to History's Trickiest Questions and Arts and Entertainment's Trickiest Questions. Teasers that include the fields of botany, geometry, biology, psychology, chemistry, anatomy, and others will delight and entertain you as the answers surprise! Whether you use it to quiz friends, to fascinate a classroom full of students, or simply to test you qcultural literacy, q Science's Trickiest Questions will amust, enlighten and stump readers of all ages.Nevertheless, two Nobel winners for physics in 1978, Arno A. Penzias and Robert W. Wilson, in their 1965 thesis on electromagnetic radiation, and their 1992 discovery of cosmic aripplesa in this radiation, came close to ... ANSWERS. Page 272.
|Title||:||Science's Trickiest Questions|
|Publisher||:||Holt Paperbacks - 2014-09-09|